Archive for the ‘ Gender Issues ’ Category

Rural Mexican families and circular migration to Canada through the SAWP

5th December 2010 | 0 Comments

Another document prepared specifically for HREQ 3485 Migrant Workers and Human Rights, York University: A Response to McCarty, Dawn (2008) “The Impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on Rural Children and Families in Mexico: Transnational Policy and Practice Implications” Journal of Public Child Welfare 1: 4, pp. 105 – 123. From “Mexican […]


Lydia Cacho Goes Undercover in the Global Sex Trade

17th September 2010 | 0 Comments

Inventory of Women-Led Initiatives of Social Change

11th August 2010 | 0 Comments

A Global Inventory of Women-Led Initiatives of Social Change – The International Secretariat for Human Development (ISHD), York University & CEBEM The call was sent in English and Spanish, 44 proposals were received, 35 were accepted of which 10 have been selected. Their profiles are being uploaded on a special website created for that purpose […]


The Feminization of Mexican Agriculture

21st May 2010 | 0 Comments

May 19, 2010 The “Only Salvation” for 29 Million Destitute Campesinos and Campesinas The Feminization of Mexican Agriculture http://www.counterpunch.org/ross05192010.html By JOHN ROSS Santa Cruz Tanaco. When I first settled into this tiny Purepecha Indian village high in the Meseta Tarasca of west-central Michoacan state 50 years ago, few women tilled the land. Tending the “milpa” […]


Chile: Gender Equity Progress Blocked by Hard-Core “Machismo”

21st May 2010 | 0 Comments

http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=51446 Gender Equity Progress Blocked by Hard-Core “Machismo” By Daniela Estrada SANTIAGO, May 14, 2010 (IPS) – More than 60 percent of Chileans surveyed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are opposed to full equality between women and men, according to a new national report released by the agency on Friday. Pablo González, coordinator […]